ExpiredCardio-respiratory medicine update- online course

Bar Harbor Online course

  |   September 25th - 27th, 2020

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Rachel Pollard D.V.M., Ph.D.

Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Radiology
Associate Professor and Associate Researcher
Surgical & Radiological Sciences U.C. Davis

Gary Oswald D.V.M.

Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine
Tampa Bay Veterinary Specialists
Largo, FL.

Andrea Eriksson De Rezende D.V.M.

Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine
Skyline Veterinary Specialists
Matthews, NC

 

This seminar has been designed to present the most current information on the diagnosis and treatment of many cardiovascular and respiratory diseases that you are commonly asked to manage in your patients. The main emphasis of the seminars will be to give you practical information that you can readily utilize in your practice- along with providing information on the current treatments being offered at the referral centers. Drs. Pollard, Oswald and Eriksson De Rezende are internationally recognized experts in their fields and lecture extensively throughout the world. All 3 speakers work at very busy clinical practices. Because of their involvement with busy veterinary centers, these personable speakers approach clinical problems very practically. 

Seminar Schedule:

Single day registration available: Limited to 60 registrants each day to enhance the webinar question and answer experience

All times are Eastern time. 

Seminars start each day at 5.00am Pacific, 6.00am Mtn, 7.00am Central & 8.00am Eastern

Friday (5.5 CE hrs)

Dr. Eriksson De Rezende:

8:00am – 9:40am:   

  • Asymptomatic mitral valve regurgitation
  • Coughing dogs with cardiomegaly and no pulmonary edema?
  • This dog has a murmur- can i still do anesthesia?
  • This cat has a murmur-can I still do anesthesia? 

 

Dr. Oswald

9:50am – 11.40am

  • Practical approach to that #$@&%*! chronic coughing dog.
  • Using bronchodilator, anti-inflammatory and antitussive drugs in coughing dogs.

 

Dr. Pollard:

11:50am -1:30pm

  • Thoracic radiology in the dog with respiratory distress: is it heart or lungs?

 

Saturday  (5.5 CE hrs)

Dr. Eriksson De Rezende:

8:00am – 9:40am:

How I  manage:

  • Dilated cardiomyopathy (Genetic and diet related)
  • Atrial fibrillation
  • Ventricular tachycardia

 

Dr. Oswald

9:50am – 11.40am

  • Practical approach to the coughing “asthmatic” cat.
  • Using inhaled & oral anti-inflammatory, bronchodilator and other drugs in coughing cats. 

 

Dr. Pollard:

11:50am – 1:30pm:

  • Thoracic radiology in the cat with respiratory distress: is it heart or lung? 

 

Sunday (5CE hrs)

Dr. Eriksson De Rezende:

8:00am – 9:40am:  

How I manage:

  • Congestive heart failure in dogs
  • Congestive heart failure in cats

 

 

Dr. Oswald

9:50am – 11.20am:

  • Practical diagnostics in dogs and cats with apparent pneumonia.
  • Antibiotic and other supportive treatments for pneumonia.

 

Dr. Pollard:

11:30am – 1:00pm:

  • Advanced imaging in dyspneic patients: how, when and why

Seminar Topics:

 

  • How should I manage:

    • Asymptomatic mitral valve regurgitation?

    • Coughing dog with cardiomegaly and no pulmonary edema?

    • Atrial fibrillation in dogs?

    • Ventricular tachycardias?

    • Asymptomatic dilated cardiomyopathy?

    • Diet & Dilated Cardiomyopathy

    • Congestive heart failure in cats?

    • Congestive heart failure in dogs?

    • This dog has a murmur- can i still do anesthesia?

    • This cat has a murmur- can i still do anesthesia?

  • Thoracic radiology in the dog with respiratory distress: heart or lungs

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  • Thoracic radiology in the cat with respiratory distress: heart or lung?

  • Advanced imaging in dyspneic patients: how, when and why

  • Respiratory:

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    • That chronic coughing dog – how to determine whether it’s chronic bronchitis vs airway collapse. 

    • The value of non-endoscopic lower airway examination – transtracheal versus endotracheal lavage.

    • Using methylxanthine or sympathomimetic bronchodilators in coughing dogs. 

    • How to use traditional cough suppressants in coughing dogs? And maybe there are some alternate antitussives that might help as well.

    • When to consider surgical intervention or tracheal stenting in airway collapse patients.

    • Coughing cats – hairballs, feline asthma or some other respiratory disease? 

    • Reducing aeroallergen exposure in feline asthma patients. 

    • What are the preferred medical treatment options for asthmatic cats? 

    • Long term steroids ??  How to use them effectively and safely in feline asthmatic patients.

    • Bronchodilator treatment – is it indicated in asthmatic cats? 

    • Are human non-steroidal asthma drugs helpful in feline asthma patients? 

    • Should Cyproheptadine or Cerenia be considered in feline asthma patients? 

    • Is immunotherapy or stem cell therapy considered when treating asthmatic cats?  

    • Treatment considerations in aspiration and bacterial pneumonia patients.

    • Which antibiotics are preferred for treatment of bacterial pneumonia when a culture is not available?

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Seminar Speakers

  • Rachel Pollard D.V.M., Ph.D. Professor of Diagnostic Imaging President, American College of Veterinary Radiology Vice-Chair, Department of Surgical and Radiological Sciences University of California, Davis
  • Gary Oswald D.V.M. Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine Largo, FL
  • Andrea Eriksson De Rezende D.V.M. Diplomate, ACVIM (Cardiology) Managing Partner Skyline Veterinary Specialists Matthews, NC

CE Hours

This seminar is approved for up to 16 CE hrs. 

This program has been approved for a maximum of 16 hours of continuing education credit in jurisdictions, which recognize AAVSB’s RACE approval; however, participants should be aware that some boards have limitations on the number of hours accepted in certain categories and /or restrictions on certain methods of delivery of continuing education. Call IVS at 800-487-5650 for further information.

 

IVS complies with the following guidelines:

  • Speakers are recognized specialists
  • Mandatory recorded attendance
  • Certificate of attendance
  • Complete seminar notes
  • Approved for 16 CE hrs by the AAVSB Race program

Registration Fees:

Pick your days and topics. Limited to 60 registrants each day to enhance the webinar question and answer experience.

After registering: your SEMINAR REGISTRATION CONFIRMATION E-MAIL will contain a Zoom ink for you to pre-register for each webinar.  You need to do this prior to each webinar, so that you get a personalized link to the actual webinar.

Veterinarians: IVS attendees who currently have an FTC (Future transfer Credit) from a previously cancelled seminar:  

  • Please do not use the online registration as you will be charged again. You cannot use the credit thru this online registration. 
  • Please e-mail with your request (include name of registrant and which seminar you were originally scheduled to attend) for registration –  We will register you and deduct this amount from your credit.

 

E-mail your request to:     ivsceonline@gmail.com

 

Registration Includes:

  • up to 16 CE hours.  Friday and Saturday are 5.5 hCE hours each day. Sunday is 5 CE hours.
  • access to online course notes
  • certificate of attendance available online

 

After registering: your SEMINAR REGISTRATION CONFIRMATION E-MAIL will contain a Zoom link for you to pre-register for each webinar.  You need to do this prior to each webinar, so that you get a personalized link to the actual webinar.

Seminar Registration:

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  • Bar Harbor Online
    September 25, 2020 - September 27, 2020
    8:00 am - 1:00 pm

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For our online courses: After registering: your SEMINAR REGISTRATION or PAYMENT NOTIFICATION E-MAIL will contain a link for you to pre-register for the webinar.  You need to do this prior to the webinar, so that you get a personalized link to the actual webinar.  

For our regular seminars, after completing your registration, if you need to book a hotel room, click the link to the online hotel registration page.  If none is available for your selected seminar, please fill out our hotel request form.

Questions?  For online courses:  ivsceonline@gmail.com

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Accommodation Registration

Reserving Rooms

We reserve rooms starting the day prior to the seminar and ending on the last seminar day.  However, if you need additional days, we will work with the hotel to accommodate your request based on availability.

Getting Confirmation

After you submit this hotel request form, you will receive an e-mail confirmation of your request for the hotel accommodations.  Please note that this does not confirm your hotel accommodations.

After processing the request, our office will e-mail you an actual hotel confirmation letter which will confirm your stay with the hotel.   You are not confirmed until you receive this hotel confirmation. Please check the details when you receive this confirmation.

Please note: At this time, we are not able to accept credit card details online. As all hotels require a valid credit card to guarantee your room, after submitting the hotel request form, please call our office at 1 (800) 487-5650 Monday-Friday 9:00am-5:00pm (pacific) to provide the card number.  Your Hotel Confirmation will be emailed to you after your room is guaranteed.

For Amelia Island, Duck on the outer banks,  St. George (Zion), Grand Cayman, Curacao and New Orleans: after submitting the hotel request form, you do not need to contact us with the credit card information. We will be sending you an individual hotel credit card authorization form.

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Please note: At this time, we are not able to accept credit card details online. As all hotels require a valid credit card to guarantee your room, after submitting the hotel request form, please call our office at 1 (800) 487-5650 to provide the card number.

Questions?

Please call the IVS travel group at 1 (800) 487-5650 for assistance.